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European Parliament: Facts and Figures

Written by Giulio Sabbati, Updated on 25.10.2019 This Briefing, published by the European Parliamentary Research Service, is designed to provide key facts and figures about the European Parliament, both in the 2019 to 2024 parliamentary term now starting – and in the eight previous terms since direct elections were introduced in June 1979. On the … Continue reading

Women in politics, business and public administration in the EU

The EU-28 average share of women occupying ministerial positions in national politics reached 25% in 2013, increasing from 19% in 2005. Furthermore in 2013, women represent 32% of the College in the European Commission. For most countries, women’s presence in the European Parliament is higher than in national assemblies. The EU-28 share of female members … Continue reading

Women in politics

Only 120 years ago women first gained the right to vote in national elections, and actually New Zealand was the pioneer. To celebrate this anniversary, a special event will be held from 27 to 29 November 2013 at the European Parliament in Brussels. Women in Parliaments Global Forum and the European Parliament have joined forces … Continue reading

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